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Puffing Billy & Healesville Sanctuary Tour By Bunyip Tours ( BHPB )


Tues, Thurs & Sat


Ever heard of a duck billed platypus? Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of only five species of egg laying mammals in the world!  The only place in the world you can find these guys is on the Eastern seaboard of Australia and the BEST place to see them is, without doubt, Healesville Sanctuary!

  • See the platypus and other favourites such as koalas, kangaroos, wombats & dingos
  • Check out the unrivalled ‘Spirit of the Sky’ bird of prey and parrot show where birds show off the skill we admire most – their ability to fly! Why not check out our link for a sneak peek?
  • Visit the Wildlife Hospital which treats more than 2000 sick or injured animals each year and includes a training facility for our future veterinarians
  • Climb aboard the century old steam train Puffing Billy and enjoy the ride through lush fern gullies and Eucalyptus forests

Options (Book on arrival – subject to availability)

  • Close Up Encounter (MM) – Enjoy a special 10 minute close encounter with your favourite Australian animal (From $12)


  • Healesville Sanctuary entry
  • Historic Steam train ride
  • Friendly & informative tour guide

Tour Duration

Our tour departs at 8.30 am from Bunyip Tour Office and concludes at the Bunyip Tours Office – 570 Flinders Street between 5 pm & 5.30 pm


About Bunyip Tours

Bunyip Tours has been making people’s dreams a reality for over 19 years and is one of Melbourne’s premier small group tour operators. Over the journey we have won multiple tourism awards, gaining Tourism Victoria Hall of Fame status in 2010 and more recently were awarded Best Major Tour & Transport Operator in Victoria Tourism Awards in 2016. Since then Bunyip Tours has continued to grow and now offers a great variety of fantastic tours. From our favourites like the Great Ocean Road or Phillip Island Penguin Parade, to newer adventures such as the High Country – Melbourne to Sydney Farmstay tour, we have something to suit everyone, so let us take you on a journey. With small group sizes, maximum 24 people, you know you will be part of an interactive experience with one of our talented and fun guides keeping you informed and entertained the whole way. Bunyip Tours will get you up close and personal with Australia’s iconic wildlife, making that perfect Kangaroo or Koala selfie an absolute breeze. Come experience some of the most amazing landscapes this part of the world has to offer.


We believe our point of difference is what sets us apart and offer several different tours to most destinations giving guests even more flexibility. From the Twelve Apostles to Wilson’s Promontory, Summerland Peninsula or Dandenong Ranges, we have something to blow everyone away. We pride ourselves on being an Eco-certified operator and our tours are 100% carbon neutral. Our guides offer expert commentary that will quench your thirst for info about our Aussie culture, wonderful wildlife, unique history and so much more. Come and see some of the best sights this part of Australia has to offer. Your adventure starts Bunyip Tours! Follow the Bunyip & lighten your eco-footprint At Bunyip Tours we have audited our primary energy usage and balanced our carbon footprint by planting local native vegetation to restore biodiversity and act as a ‘sink’ for our companies carbon emissions. Bunyip Tours has been accredited by Eco Tourism Australia, by following the Bunyip you are supporting a company that is responsible for it’s impact on the environment and supporting responsible tourism.


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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 1
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: Melbourne
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